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levied can send a message not just to toyota but around the world about how we are going to enforce our system. the american system versus the european system -- we rely on you to tell us the truth. in other countries to do tight specifications. you bring me a vehicle. we crash it and approve that type of vehicle. you may treat it a little bit. here, you self certify. i have the right as the administrator to take any car off your line at any time. if it does not meet standards, i can shut down your factory. in a capitalist marketplace that is a powerful tool. the recall apparatus is powerful to. they're saying they believe toyota did not tell the truth. you have to have that integrity for the system to work. >> a phone call from new york -- barbara. you are up. >> that you for taking my call. i have two questions. it seems there were sudden acceleration charges made against bmw a few years ago. i do not remember them being treated the same way toyota is being treated. my second question is -- as i understand it, it has not unproven that there is anything wrong with the cars yet. with na
that occur. with toyota, the fact that we are seeing the same sort of issues from other cars from other manufacturers makes you think it could be it is not a floor mat. it could be that there is something in the software or electromagnetic, as nasa is looking at. . . that is where you find if you disregard something that is not in the facts, you could be labeled that you are ignoring. that is not the case. they like to go out and get the problem and solve it. >> we're taking your phone calls this evening about federal oversight. if you want to send this a tweet, go to twittered not, -- twtiter -- twitter.com. >> i just had two quick questions to ask you. did it affect the asian market like it affected the asian market? -- like it affected the u.s. market? is it the sub part parts coming from the asian market? it is not like american steel? >> i do not have the answer of how this has affected the market out of the united states. i would imagine that what is happening is a reflection of what is happening around the world. maybe not with the degree of enthusiasm, but if it is a systemic pr
to the fine that nhtsa is seeking against toyota -- $16.40 million? >> if the evidence points to the fact that toyota was withholding information from regulators and the public it is appropriate. that fine level is relatively new. it is a new authority from the tread act that was passed in response to the ford at firestone issue -- the ford firestone issue. before that, the fine was down in the hundreds of thousands. we were the first ones to cross that million dollar barrel. ford was slow to report a windshield wiper defect that was a safety threat. going to $16 million, to the full extent of the law, sends a message to the industry that they are serious. >> i read one critics saying that "toyota embarrassed the agency and that is where this is coming from." what do you think? >> the agency's mission oriented. it does not have all of the tools it might need. it is usually outgunned by the global industry. this was critic for a national industry. we transitioned to a global industry. it is trying to maintain the rules. what you do is you find people who have gone over the rules and you ho
story, safety tests now being ordered on every suv that is made by toyota. >>> the automaker insisting it wants to put customers at ease after being forced to halt sales of their high-end lexus. consumers reports warned the readers not to buy it after there was potential rollover risks. >> we are tracking the story this morning. you brought us earlier in the week, when we last left, toyota hadn't weighed in. >> toyota has learned a tough p.r. lesson. auto giant moving quickly after the highly respected nonprofit group, consumer reports, warned their readers not to buy the gs-460. a potential stability problem with the $52000 suv. the vehicle's rear end repeatedly slides out in tight turns posing a risk for rollovers when exiting a highway. toyota is ordering tests on all of their suvs to determine potential problems. the company denying published reports in japan that it is recalling the 2010 gx-460. if you do own one and you are nervous about driving it, toyota is offering a free loaner car until the problem is fixed and identified. the big problem is that the company says, quote, the
. >>> we're also going to have the new announcement from toyota about its suvs after this latest report of a possible rollover hazard in one of its most expensive lexuses, new in the next half hour. >> all of the freebies we talked about that you're going to get because you did your taxes today we have them listed on our website that's cnn.com/robin. >>> do you need a little help getting out the door on time? you might want to sign up for my free wake-up call, another free thing today. dial 1-800-robin-hln, tell me what time to call. it will be me on the line. >>> if you hate taxes there's no bigger day than today. the tea partiers have big plans all over the country, they're also naming the politicians they want out of office. >>> plus there's no car on the road like this one. how soon before you can buy it? - hello! - ha! why don't you try a home cooked meal... with yummy hamburger helper? oh! tada! fantastically tasty, huh? ummm, it's good. what would you guys like? hamburger helper. what?! one pound... one pan... one tasty meal! 's a youing ic lowi kn [ male announcer ] t1-25[ 4 tht
. >> reporter: i would agree, yeah. >>> this does not look good here. a toyota executive sent an e-mail saying "we need to come clean" and it came just a few days before their big recall. jennifer, shed some light it appears on what the automaker may have known about the problem of runaway cars and when they knew it. >> also they knew this was a big deal that needed to be handled and that maybe the culture from headquarters from tokyo, well, not tokyo but from japan wasn't necessarily handling it the way it needed to be handled in the country. in new company documents uncovered an american toyota executive was writing basically to his colleagues saying "we need to come clean about the safety problems, the time to hide on this one is over." now it was sent just five days before the massive recall of millions of toyotas. the memo was obtained by the associated press. toyota has no comment on this e-mail and with all of these court cases coming up they'll probably have a lot of no comments. they're repeating, "we are already acknowledging we know we did a poor job of communicating" and they've sa
. she might have pretty good insight on how to prevent it. >>> and toyota warned to stop sweeping its pedal problems under the floor mat. warned by one of its own executives before the massive recall. >>> we begin with the landmark with nuclear weapons. the deal limits both country's nuclear arsenals, but doesn't block the u.s. from building a missile shield in europe. president obama hailed the strong relationship that he's built with his counterpart and also said that they're working possible sanctions against iran. live from prague. >>> after days of waiting in west virginia, full rescue mode. looking for four miners. will it be rescue or recovery. today could be the day we get an answer. families prepare for the worst. we're going to have cnn's john roberts from naoma, west virginia in just a minute. >>> and kyrgyzstan, with possible problems for the u.s. and afghanistan. you see, the u.s. has a major air base there used for transit, for troops and equipment. the president has fled that started over rising fuel rates. we'll get more on what's happening in afghanistan coming up in
and they are not toyota, with the possibility of brake failure in g.m. pick medium trucks and s.u.v.'s with more than 100 drivers complaining of break lines making it difficult to stop the vehicle. and now what models are we talking about? >> model year 1999, 2003, g.m. pickup trucks and s.u.v.'s. some six million on the road. and 2003 chevrolet four wheel drive pickup. with g.m. products, six million on the road but the good news no fatalities or injuries, only three accidents. it is about the brake line rupturing and making it difficult to stop the vehicle. >> do we know if this could lead to recalls for people who own these vehicles? >> this is how it gets started. consumers make their complaints online, on the web site, and it is investigated and that is where we are, ongoing investigation. and ultimately, the cars, vehicles, can be recalled and to there is a problem you get it fixed for free, cold comfort if you spent tens of thousands for the vehicle. >> and the national transportation highway administration is busy. >> very busy. you cannot get through on the phone. >> i have not tried but i am gl
. detectives questioned him about the rescue and they're calling him a hero. >>> toyota is telling dealers to stop selling the new lexus gx460 for now after "consumer reports" said it is not safe. jennifer westhoven, what is the latest? >> thanks, natasha. the latest, toyota is going to temporarily stop selling this expensive suv that's been called a safety risk, asked dealers to stop selling the new 2010 lexus gx460 after "consumer reports" said don't buy it, afraid it wasn't safe enough to drive. the magazine rarely says don't buy about any kind of a car, hasn't done that in almost ten years but it was concerned. they took it through a lot of test drives and concerned on a tight turn like an exit ramp or on a turn and there was an obstacle and suddenly you had to brake there were concerns it was too likely to rollover. toyota and lexus are determined to identify and correct the issue that "consumer reports" identified." >> jennifer, thank you very much. >>> we've got brand new video of the little boy sent back to russia by his adoptive family in tennessee. the boy will celebrate his eigh
to fly over the volcano to get a better look at what's going on. >>> we have another toyota recall to tell you about. the car maker says it is recalling about 600,000 sienna minivans. cables could snap while driving. the spare could fall into the road and become a hazard for other drivers. but only affects siennas in cold-weather states. >>> haiti's top prosecutor denies the country dropped charges against american missionaries accused of kidnapping 33 children after january's earthquake. yesterday, a spokesman told cnn the kidnapping charges against nine missionaries were dropped. but haiti's attorney general said that is incorrect. adding that a judge will decide whether a case goes to trial or not. a senior state department official also told cnn the charges were dropped. the missionary group's leader is still behind bars. >>> convicted sex offender john gardner pleaded guilty to killing a 17-year-old and a 14-year-old. in june, he is expected to get two consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole. his plea spares him from a possible death sentence. the families
, hundreds of crashes, and, a massive fine for safety violations, for toyota, it seems like there is more bad news every day. so why are sales booming? for the automaker? and, many of you watched the story unfold live, here on "happening now" a texas man, crashes his light plane, into an irs building in austin texas. now the 911 calls from that terrifying day, are out. we'll play some of them, in just three minutes. >> witnessed a plane crashing on 183 southbound... we think it hit a building, the echelon building. >> a plane... >> yes. a private plane. [ female announcer ] grass stains, believe it or not, i have missed you. pollen in the air kept hunter cooped up itching his eyes and sneezing. but now i found zyrtec®. it's #1 allergist recommended. with children's zyrc® he can get 24-hour allergy relief indoors and outdoors. ♪ now he can run wild... with the rest of the pack. with children's zyrtec®, he can love the air®. and now try children's zyrtec® perfect measure®. a premeasured spoon. just twist squeeze and go™. it says that when you buy whoa grand caravan,? a premeasured spo
very much. >>> and hits keep coming for toyota. a voluntary recall of minivans. the company says a spare tire may come loose and fall on to the road creating a dangerous situation for other drivers. this recall applies to all minivans bought between 1998 and 2010. if you own one of those vehicles bring it to a dealer for inspection. in the past few months, toyota has recalled over 8 million vehicles worldwide. >> the crew of the space shuttle had s heading home to earth closing it's hatches and undocking from the international space station. during the mission astronauts did three spacewalks including one to install a new ammonia tank. they are set to return to earth monday morning, depending on the weather. >> gregg: former new york congressman eric massa saying someone forged a $40,000 check to his chief of staff. federal campaign records now show that the check was written to joe lacalto before massa resigned suddenly last month. massa is saying that it was based on misrepresentations to campaign officials. he is among several staffers accusing the former congressman of sexual
back, toyota puts all of its suv models under the microscope, amid some new safety concerns. >>> and our first look at the new fortune 500. which companies made the list? and which aren't quite where they were last year? st >>> despite signs that the economy is healing, foreclosure filings have hit a record high. the number of homes taken over by banks jumped 35% in the first quarter of this year, compared to last year. government programs helped to reduce foreclosures last year. but some homeowners who had negotiated cheaper mortgages are now losing their homes to foreclosure anyway. >>> toyota says it is conducting safety tests on all of its sport utility models. the decision comes after consumer reports found the automaker's lexus gx-360 to be unsafe. >>> time, now, for a check of market activity, starting overseas. tokyo's nikkei average added almost 69 points today. hong kong's hang seng was slightly lower in late trading. in london, the ftse opened higher. wall street starts the day with the dow jones industrial average at 11,123, after climbing 103 points yesterday. t
at carmax. now more than ever the smart choice is carmax. >>> toyota's massive recalls could prompt big changes for all vehicles, under a congressional proposal, new cars and trucks would be required to have devices similar to a black box on a plane to help authorities reconstruct events leading up to a crash. they would also require safety devices. lawmakers promise to address auto safety, after toyota recalled more than 8 million vehicles worldwide. >> these days, almost anybody can use a little extra cash. sue kwon reports on one woman who is making money making products inside her own home. >> yeah, let's go. >> reporter: moni honvick's job is taking care of baby riley. but the middle schoolteacher missed a little extra income. >> i thought issue i might -- i thought, i might as well stay home. i was google surfing. >> it's a website, where everyday consumers post videos reviewing products that they have in their own home. >> well, they have different assignments that you can choose from, whether they be personal hygiene products, electronics, all sorts of different things. this raz
and the government's response. a truck bomb killed 168 people on this date in 1995. >>> toyota agreed today to pay a record $16 million fine to the transportation department. the government said toyota hid problems with sticky accelerators for months. toyota said it will pay the fine to get the matter behind it. but the company denies it broke any law. >>> republicans aren't beating around the bush anymore. they say flat out they will filibuster new rules for the nation's financial system. gop senators contend the legislation would lead to more bank bailouts and they back a crackdown on derivatives. that's news. derivatives, the speculatives investments at the heart of the meltdown. >> as a general rule, i think we ought to improve the current system which everyone seems to feel is falling short. exactly how that will be done we'll leave to the experts on the banking committee who can hopefully work that part of it out on a bipartisan basis. >> the white house announced president obama will travel to new york on thursday to press for wall street reforms. >>> we'll bring you more on the volcanic as
to about 10%. >>> u.s. safety officials are saying just so you know, they could have fined toyota more than $13 billion. meaning that's how much the fine could have been if there hadn't been a cap on that. the law does cap the fines of 16 million, you may remember that federal officials, the nhtsa, did fine toyota $16 million. a lot less, $16 billion, though, they're saying is what it could have been. now the agency is also saying it's considering a second fine because, according to it, it says there were two separate defects in gas pedals. toyota says it has taken steps to improve communication so it wouldn't be on the hook for that fine, susan. basically what they said was, they found out about it. they're supposed to tell the government five days. they waited two months is what the government says happened. >> all righty. jen, thank you for that. appreciate it. >>> if you've done it lately, you know moving can be a pain, a chore. but it can be even more daunting for older folks. stephanie elam tells us about a company that takes the heavy lifting out of the process in this "small busines
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this morning an urgent warning about another toyota vehicle. "consumer reports" says the new lexus gx-460 is not safe and you should not buy it. jennifer westhoven is looking out for you. >> it is very rare for "consumer reports" to say anything like that, that's so, you know, it almost sounds inflammatory, don't buy it. you rarely see that. often they'll say we don't recommend it, or we like this better. but that's what it's saying about the 2010 lexus gx460, says it can tip over during a turn if you're on an exit ramp because there's a problem with the electronic stability control. only about 5,000 have been sold so far. we have been trying to contact lexus early this morning for some kind of a response. they did talk to the detroit free press so lex success saying "we take a serious look at this and appreciate "consumer reports" bringing it to our attention." they're saying it does exceed all federal safety requirements. we'll keep an eye on that one. >> a lot of recalls lately. thanks so much, jen. >>> two astronauts from the space shuttle "discovery" are doing their last space walk o
, as you can see, pretty busy there. this terrific report is brought to you by toyota. an important message by toyota owners. to get the facts and latest information, you can always visit them at the website, toyota.com. >> just a gorgeous day out there, bern. you can't say enough adjectives to describe it. >> looks pretty in her yellow. >> i know. i love it. >> you need to wear it for the preakness, too. >> very good call. i'll have to remember that. >>> take a look at the temperatures outside. 73 degrees. it is warm. we'll have your forecast when we come back. ♪ [ female announcer ] they make little hearts happy... ♪ ...and big hearts happy too. because as part of a heart healthy diet... ...those delicious oats in cheerios can help naturally lower cholesterol. [ cheerios spilling ] cheerios. how can something so little... ...help you do something so big. try new chocolate cheerios with a touch of delicious chocolate taste in every bite. >>> it is friday. and i think a lot of people are in the mood this friday, because of the fact that it has been gorgeous the past couple of days. been
to the loss suffered in the same period a year ago. one reason the trbs forced by toyota. but we asked chris bury to find out if the ads saying ford is the top in safety and reliability are true? >> ford has come roaring back, its profits surging after convincing consumers that fords are better than foreign cars. >> i love the idea that this is an american-made car. it gave people in my country jobs. >> so how did ford change its car and its business? ironically, ceo alan mulally used toyota as his model as he turned ford around. >> every vehicle would be best in class in terms of quality, fuel efish aenls, safety, smart design, and best value. >> to get there, ford went back to the drawing board, designing sturdier, safer cars. it added more testing to the assembly line and marketing the changes relentlessly. >> look at you talking me into a ford. >> they have gone head to head with the imports on quality, which is something they avoided years ago. >> consumer reports now finds 90% of fords better or average in reliability. in crash tests, they now share top safety ratings. american consume
, thankfully. >>> there is more evidence that toyota knew about a sticky accelerator before february. the feds are charging them a fine for knowing about a problem that could effect more than 2 million vehicles. according to documents obtained by the associated press, days before the recall was issued, a vice president for public affairs warned the company, it was time to come forward about the safety issue. irv miller wrote in an e-mail, quote, we're not protecting our customers by keeping this quiet. the time to hide on this one is over. we need to come clean. toyota's new chief for quality in north america says the company could have done better, and will. >> because we're not perfect. and we -- we didn't share the experience that we had in europe. we didn't know about it in north america. that's what we're putting these processes in place. we are looking for our weak points. we are looking for -- where we need to improve. and that's why i believe these six points that toyota has put upon us, his direction, is going to make us a stronger and better company. we have never said we were perfec
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in a year. finally toyota testing all of its s.u.v.'s for safety problems in response to its lexus gs 460 getting a "don't buy" rating from consumer reports and the first sticky gas pedal hearing for may 13. there's at least 180 shareholder lawsuits from the sudden acceleration incidents. at the noork stock exchange i'm jane king with your "bloomberg" news report. >> thank you. >> the time is now 5:21,44 degrees on tv hill. coming up we'll get another look at your morning commute with traffic and weather together. >> i'm pete gilbert, coming up in sports the orioles doing? season for the first time, unfortunately it's nothing good. they simply fail to compete. what went wrong against the rays straight ahead. >> and don't forget to email us your response to our water cooler question of the day. should foster children be denied due to religious beliefs >> now 11 news with sports with pete gilbert. >> fans, we need to remember there's only 5% of the season gone. basically not a whole lot yet. there's a lot of baseball yet to be played however the orioles manage tods say this year they are go
are buying again and they're being joined by consumers. toyota says it's conducting safety tests on the support utility models. this comes after the consumer reports finds that the lexus gx360 unsafety because of rollover problems. on the tax filing day, some merchants are offering a little bit of relief. boston market has a buy one get one free meal deal on sunday with and on line coupon. and i-hop a child's meal is free evenings all week long. the battle brewing between republicans and president obama over new laws to regulate bank that's ahead on gma. that is your money scope report this morning. i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> good looking stuff on tap today. hopefully you don't waste in line standing in line trying to drop off your taxes at the post office it looks leak the chance of showers builds in after 4:00 p.m. tomorrow and back into the 60s and cooler weekend. 6:24 back to the roads with troy. >>> we're dealing with a couple of water main breaks. but let's take a look at your drive times as you head out the door. >>> you see traffic moving freely on 695 and harford road. but
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that straight ahead.  >>> first toyota got hit with a record fine on monday. today another civil penalty could be in the works. the transportation department is now telling the automaker that the gas pedals have two different problems and could require two separate solutions to fix. toyota is already facing a $16 million fine for waiting too long to tell the government about those defective gas pedals. >>> a foreclosure fiasco for a georgia couple even though they're not behind on payments. a man legally bought their home at auction and then showed up with the papers. >> reporter: two days ago randy felt like the rug had been pulled out from under her. she found out her house had been sold and it wasn't even on the partial. >> on tuesday my husband was outside working on his truck. a guy came over to him and i think shook his hand and said hi, i just bought this house. so he's thinking to himself, yeah, right, you're joking. they rang the doorbell. i was on the phone. he rings the doorbell and my husband says to me, this guy is the new owner of this house. >> report
. the government considering a second civil penalty against toyota in connection with recalled vehicles. the car maker already facing a fine of more than 16 million dollars for failing to promptly notify the government about defective gas pedals. toyota has recalled more than eight million vehicles worldwide. i'm mar ann rafferty, now back to on the record. >> greta: southern republican leadership conference in full swing and major republicans are swinging at po2 names you will -- at president obama. two names you will recognize. >> they are being told today that big daddy government has all the answers. that's what we are hearing from a washington, d.c. that is absolutely out of control. they're saying y'all don't worry your pretty little heads. >> the time to articulate the alternative is from now until november when they say yes we can. we stand up and say oh no you don't! when they try to restrict freedom and grow government, prove the republican party common sense conservatives have a better way because this is the party of lincoln and reagan! this is the party that put an end to slavery. t
's forecast looks better. >>> toyota is announcing another recall, it is a 2010 lexus gx460, which "consumer reports" said could roll over when you make a high speed turn. toyota insists the luxury suv is still save as long as you take the turn slowly. a software update will fix the problem. for more information about g to cnn.com/rob cnn.com/robin. >>> arizona has just passed one of the toughest immigration bills in the country. it still needs the governor's signature but it would basically require officers to check the documents of anyone that they suspect might be in the u.s. illegally. correspondent richard lui, the critics say that this is legal racial profiling. >> what they do is believe these critics do, it leaves it up to the officers to basically make the determination if one looks like they're an an illegal citizen. alejandra gomez is afraid all latinos will be a target of police harassment if the government signs this bill into law >> right now the way things are being targeted is that all latinos are undocumented and that's absolutely not true. i'm a citizen and i'm if i'm pulle
news, dulles international airport. >>> toyota says it will pay the largest government penalty ever against an automaker. the company today will approve paying a $16.4 million fine. the transportation department had proposed the fine because toyota waited four months to report the gas pedal defects that resulted in the recall of millions of vehicles. >>> a financial reform bill is expected to be brought to the senate floor this week. the bill's supporters say it changes how some of wall street's biggest players do business. critics don't think so. but as david kerley reports that isn't getting the obama administration down. >> it may not have sounded like it with republicans saying the bill should be scrapped, they should start over with a bipartisan effort. but the administration says it's confident that financial reform is going to pass soon. and the treasury secretary believes he'll even get some republican votes. >> i believe that we are very close on this. that we agree on the vast bulk of the things necessary to end too big to fail, protect taxpayers in the future. that's one
? right now it looks like you can still get in on some of the deals but you have to act fast. >>> toyota posted a sale of 41% for the month of march. the executives say it will continue on in april. truecar.com which tracks auto pricing expects others to follow suit. gm and other automakers saw overall car sales rise by 24%. >>> youtube is getting a makeover. 10% of users can see the new simplified format right now. it will roll out the redesign wednesday for everybody else. many of the elements have been relocated, others have changed and many new tools have been added. >>> hyundai has a gimmick that's sure to appeal to a lot of tech lovers. it will have an ipad in lieu of a printed owner's manual. hyundai hopes to sell about 3,000 of the luxury cars this year. a cool new feature, the ipad will schedule your service appointments for you. a service attendant will pick up the car from the owner and leave a loaner. they are also offering home test drives, all about the customer bhaking you feel good. >> hyundai and luxury never used to go together. >> the quality has gone up in the last
not on the part of total war for -- of toyota or ford. host: repaying money that was given by the federal government, how was that compared to other automakers that received federal money for the same purposes? guest: it is really only general motors and chrysler that you can compare head-to-head. chrysler is in a much tougher situation. it did not get as much money. an ipo there is not expected for a couple of years. there were signs of progress there at chrysler. it has a new products coming. that new product pipeline is going to take a few years to really get into the market. even then, there are some questions as to how americans to respond to these new vehicles. will they hit the targets that they need to? guest: what is it about the vehicles that may call that into question? guest: it is a different team at chrysler. it is a joint venture. ia few of them were vehicles tht are in progress when chrysler went bankrupt. the first new vehicle we will see will be a new jeep grand cherokee. until you see those on the road, it is hard to know if this current management group has a feel for
for toyota. it has stopped selling its lexus gs-460 s. u.v. in the united states. "consumer reports" had given it a don't buy rating because of a high rollover risk in certain circumstances. toyota says it has engineers working on the problem. the g.x. 460 is a low volume item for toyota. only 5400 have been sold. >> a no buy rating? >> pretty tough. >> looking live right now, space shuttle discovery. astronauts aboard the international space station and shuttle discovery making final preps now for the return to earth already on monday. seems like they just went up there. >> yeah. >> the crew wrapped up their final spacewalk after successfully attaching a new ammonia tank to the i.s.s. this is going to be a really important speech tomorrow, folks. the plan will use $6 billion in new funding over five years to create 2500 new jobs in florida with the ultimate goal of going to mars but there's still a lot of questions, guys, about exactly what will happen to the space shuttle. i think there's only three missions left. >> we have two questions, can you go to mars? number one, can you go
are looking to expand in the area. that could add up to billions of dollars. >>> toyota will be making its case in los angeles. a panel with will hear dozens of cases filed against the lawmaker. >>> new york senator is saying if the treasury department will not close a loophole allowing airlines to charge for care eon bags he will push congress to do it. last week, spirit announced charging $45 for carry on baggage. k >>> in the news at 5:39. demonstrators today to protest police overseas. it also scared investigators. >>> a french exlorer has become the first person to fly solo across the north pole in a hot air balloon. he was the first person to cross the arctic on foot. bad weather moved the landing site from alaska to russia. >>> the coalition to about chain dogs has started operating in the washington area. the group says that tethered dogs are more likely to injury themselves and bite others. >>> there is a new calorie- laden offering at a fat food chain. larry, we just had the carpets cleaned. that was the pizza guy! and baby, he was messy. come on. you said you bought a digiorno.
money. i was fascinated to see this associated press poll, it was taken back in march when toyota was sort of at the height of what was happening to it. people were asked if they favor u.s. vehicles or asian vehicles. 46% of people favored asian people in 2006. look at how those numbered changed in march, 38% favor american vehicles, 33% favor asian vehicles. it's a rise of nine points for american vehicles but a drop of 13 for asian vehicles. is that a reflection of toyota's woes or are people coming back around? >> that is a remarkable finding. a year ago nobody could have predicted it would show results like that. toyota is bringing down some of the other japanese brands a little bit. it is bringing down honda and nissan a little bit. the other thing going on, the american cars are getting better. >> let's look at some of those. the ford fusion, the 2010 motor trend car of the year. >> this is a great car. this is the type of cars they neglected for a long time. a mainstream family car, they forgot about in favor of suvs. it is a terrific car. >> the mustang? >> we have muscle
cables to increase data flow. >>> the automaker hoping to boost sales as it sends, toyota was fined by the u.s. >>> on one airline, fliers have to pay fees for their carry ons. the airline says it will charge as much as $45 for a carry-on bag. the charge only applies to bags in the overhead bin and not those that fit under the seat. for more headlines, log onto wjz.com, in new york. >> last night's college championship game was a win-win for one team. the 16-year-old's name is duke butler. he has had a lot of people commenting on his name. he says he was rooting for the underdog butler bulldogs to take the title. his first name won out. still ahead, crash investigation, what caused a plane to crash. >>> i'm ron matz, dunkin donuts team up to help the maryland food bank. that's coming up. >>> we're enjoying above- average temperatures, will they stick around. wjz is always on, for updates and weather all the time, click wjz.com. patience, son. ah! [ female announcer ] sometimes, you can get so much out of so little. woohoo! [ female announcer ] especially when it comes to charmin
for toyota, transportation secretary ray la hood says the u.s. plans to seek a $16.4 million fine against the automaker, saying toyota knowingly hid safety problems from regulators. >>> bottom box, treasury secretary tim geithner travels through india today as part of a new effort to forge closer ties with that nation. geithner is there to promote trade and investment. jane: right now we're waiting arraignment of three of the nine teenagers charged in the bullying case in massachusetts. fifteen-year-old stevie -- phoebie prince killed herself in january, prosecutors say she suffered what they called unrelenting bullying, set to be arraigned today, 217-year-olds, one spls 18-year-old, you'll see it on the screen, this will happen in massachusetts. molly line is in north hampton president the teenagers themselves are not going to be in court. why is that? >> reporter: their lawyers have essentially filed paperwork waiving their right to appear so they'll be represented by counsel but will not be here in person. shawn mulville of south hadley, criminal har hsment, violation of civil rights a
accelerators on toyotas. such is the scope of hope and change in president obama's universe. the editorial goes on to say, in his 2011 budget the president zeroed out nasa constellation project, the project of launch and landing vehicles that were to replace the aging space shuttle fleet to carry americans into space. this is not a cost-cutting move. the agency is budgeted to receive $19 billion next year. and mr. obama wants to throw an additional $6 billion at it over the next five years. the hitch is he wants to shift its mission toward climate research and airplane design. anxious to stay relevant, nasa agreed to research the cause of toyota's sudden acceleration problem. nasa administrator charles bolden said thursday that federal money is budgeted for fostering the growth of the space industry including the development of space taxis. but if the results of the president's stimulus are any indication, command economic policy is an inefficient generator of jobs. it goes on to say, as nasa's wings are clipped, our competitors soar. the u.s. space agency even had to sign a $340 million deal w
will steer the space program into a new direction. >>> toyota says it will now test all its sports utility models after "consumer reports" tests showed a lexus was at risk of rollover accidents. toyota immediately stopped selling the lexus gx-460. >>> finally this half hour, shifting your brain into high gear by working up a sweat. high school students discovered they think better after a workout. >> that's why for many kids gym now comes as first class. david wright reports. >> reporter: at naperville central high school west of chicago, kids who struggle in math and reading go to gym class first. >> what we're trying to do here is we're trying to jump start their brains. the very first class of the day is physical education, absolutely. >> reporter: at naperville, exercise isn't confined to the gym. there are bikes and balls right in the classroom. scientists say naperville is on to something. at the university of illinois, dr. charles hillman's research shows after a 30-minute stint on the treadmill, students actually do up to 10% better at problem solving. >> it's good for attention. i
, disney, pepsi, and what stunned me, toyota. >> i don't understand that. >> the toyota one i don't understand 'cause my daughter is very intelligent, but doesn't recognize toyota at all. i don't know where at that came from. >> i don't know that either, but this is from-- by the way the university of madison and university of michigan, researchers got together and tested three year olds to see about their brand awareness and it's interesting because they say it's not all-- it would worry us, oh, no, our children have been invaded by big corporations and able to identify brands and gotten a hold of their brains and brain washing them. the researchers have a different take and think it's good news somehow? >> it does happen earlier than three, my two-year-old was never going to mcdonald's, but every time we'd drive by the arches he says in the back seat, mcdonald's, i don't know why, he'd never been there. my four-year-old walked through the mall and said hey, let's go to barnes & noble. how did you know it was barnes & noble? it was the logo. >> i'm down the street on a road trip
created since gm emerged from bankruptcy. the fallout from toyota's safety problem appears to have given americans a renewed confidence in u.s. cars. 46% of americans said asian cars were superior to american cars. now, american cars are preferred by a 38-33% margin. economists at the university of michigan say that despite the gains in the auto industry this year, the state will lose 40,000 jobs. that is sadly encouraging news, simply because original forecast had michigan braced to lose twice that many jobs. in a moment, governor granholm. [ female announcer ] any hair can shine in the spotlight, but aveeno hair shines in real life. introducing a whole new kind of shine from aveeno nourish plus. when hair is damaged, the cuticle doesn't reflect light well. with active naturals wheat protein, these formulas target and smooth damage so light reflects more visibly. [ female announcer ] a study showed 75% more shine after just one use. real shine, for real life. yours. [ female announcer ] visit aveeno.com for a free sample from the new nourish plus shine collection. that's the beauty of n
for the next two years and home prices will remain flat for the next two years. >> more trouble for toyota. another fine from the federal government. courtney regan joins us now live with more on this story. >> yes toyota may be facing additional fines on top of that $16.4 million imposed by the government last week for taking too long for notifying regulators. the ntsb may seek more penalties because toyota said the pedals had two separate defects. it's costing more to fill up your car. regular unleaded up four cents to national average of $2.85. analysts say retailers are passing on more of the costs of higher price oil to consumers. a school in michigan is putting its money where its mouth is. lansing community college is so convinced that there are jobs that it's offering a money back guarantee. if you show good faith effort and still can't find a full time job within a year of graduating you will get a refund. >> lansing admissions will go up? >> you would think so. >> courtney regan, thank you. >>> 6:51 right now. storm center 4 is where we fine chuck bell with the sort of forecast w
. >> toyota could get hit with another major fine. an investigation found two step or defect recalled pedals. the problem for toyota the first recall addressed only one of the problems. toyota has been fined more than 14 million dollars . an estimated u.s. kids have adhd . probably half will grow it more and more parents have it. less than a quarter of adults about it. our doctor is here to talk about the stories. >> thank you. >> what going on here. adults overdiagnosed with adhd, is there a rise in this in >> i don't think there is a rise but the concern that children end up becoming adults with adhd . there is a lot of symptoms that come with this. they have restlessness. patience and sounds like my co-host dave brik . a lot of people can say that about themselves. propensity to say you have adhd. >> you can . that is a concern. a let of times over diagnosed and overtreated. there is a spectrum of personality. they are mild and you would never know and they are successful professionals out there who may have symptoms of adhd . sometimes they could be powerless with this to the point they
know. it's the volkswagen polo, so who it beat or what it beat is the toyota prius, the mercedes e class and winner for world performance car, so that's probably performance car, it's the audi rv-10. that's probably if you were on a racetrack or really into feeling not necessarily the value. best green car, volkswagen's passat and the polo. i'll try to get more on exactly what they're looking for there. >>> you probably know if you go to a drive-through, you can get a big mac, a coffee, you can get a beer if you're so inclined. what about driving up to a walmart and getting a coffee pot or power tools. some big-name retailers are trying out drive-throughs because they tried it in things like the brew through in north carolina. let me tell you, that had robin giggling this morning. pictures like that. but now there are stores like sears and walmart that are testing out the idea. that's in this morning's "chicago tribune" and that's because they're trying to make it easy on you so if you want to pull up and order your vacuum, maybe you don't want to go in the store and look at all of
lexus suv, you'll have one less model to choose from. toyota has suspended sales of the 2010 lexus gx-460. the carmaker made the move after consumer reports warned shoppers not to buy the vehicle due to a potential rollover problem. about 6,000 new gx-460s have been sold since they hit show room floors in december. government officials are testing the suv to see if their results happen to reflect the magazine's findings. >>> the anti-tax group calling itself the tea party express is turning up the volume as the income tax filing deadline approaches. several thousand people attended a rally at the boston common. they claim credit for helping to elect scott brown to congress. the former alaskan governor sarah palin was the headliner. >> it's not about titles or power struggles within. it's not about dividing america. and it is not about one individual politician. this is about the people. this is the people's movement. so the people in boston and all across the u.s., we're sending a message to washington that come november that big government, big debt, obama/pelosi/reid spending spree,
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